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Paper presented at BuildSys 2021

UIL PhD student Tom Dougherty presented his paper "SCHMEAR: scalable construction of holistic models for energy analysis from rooftops" at BuildSys 2021!  You can view a recording of his presentation here.  This work was done in collaboration with our colleagues at the Stanford Sustainable Systems Lab.

*New Paper* in Advances in Applied Energy

Our paper "Exploring the influence of urban context on building energy retrofit performance: A hybrid simulation and data-driven approach" was published in Advances in Applied Energy. Congrats Alex and Ben! This paper was published open-access.

*New Paper* in Sustainable Cities & Society

Our paper "Context-aware Urban Energy Analytics (CUE-A): A framework to model relationships between building energy use and spatial proximity of urban systems" was published in Sustainable Cities & Society. Congrats to Ranjitha and Zheng who worked on this project! (Note the above link is valid until July 10, 2021 for free access. Please use the link from the publications page after this date.)

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